Planning on watching today’s Aggies and Cougars game? Catch the action at FedExForum in Memphis, TN, as the Cougars hosts this showdown at 8:40 ET on TNT. The over/under for this game is set at 133 points, and Houston is favored by -9.5 against Texas A&M in a non-conference matchup.


The Pick: Houston Cougars -9.5

This game will be played at FedExForum at 8:40 ET on Sunday, March 24th.


  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 79-66 in favor of the Cougars.
  • Not only will Houston pick up the win, but look for them to cover at -9.5.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 133 points, and we like the over with a projected 145 points.

Does Texas A&M Have A Chance at FedExForum?

Heading into their 36th game of the season, Texas A&M has a 21-14 overall record. In away games, the Aggies are 10-8, while they are 12-6 when playing at home. Heading into today’s game, Texas A&M holds a 18-18 record vs. the spread. In their last ten games, Texas A&M has gone 4-1 vs. the spread.

Texas A&M comes in with an over/under record of 23-13-0 through 35 games, with their games averaging a combined 147.7 points per game so far. The Aggies’ have recorded an over/under record of 3-0 in their last three games, with their games averaging 183 points per game.

Texas A&M recently showcased a strong offensive performance, scoring 98 points against Nebraska. This output exceeded their season average of 74.8 points per game. Wade Taylor IV is leading the team in scoring at 18.9 points per contest. Tyrece Radford has also been a key contributor with a PPG average of 16 going into the game.

Texas A&M’s defense is currently in line with the NCAA average for points allowed, allowing an average of 71.6 points per game. In today’s game vs. Houston, the Texas A&M defense will be looking to do a better job avoiding putting opponents on the line. In their last game, Texas A&M made 22 free-throws vs. the Aggies.

Can the Cougars Hold Strong at Home?

This will be Houston’s 35th game of the season, and they currently have a record of 30-4. So far this season, the Cougars have been the favored team in all of their games. Houston has been successful against the spread thus far, sitting above .500 with an ATS record of 18-15-2. In their last ten games, Houston has a solid 4-1 record vs. the spread.

So far, Houston’s games have averaged 130.8 points per game with the average over/under line being 132.8 points. Over the course of the last five games, the Cougars’ games have averaged 122 points per game, along with an over/under record of 2-3.

Houston’s offense had a good outing, putting up 86 points against Longwood. They achieved a 58.5% field goal percentage and went 13/22 from the free-throw line. The Houston offense has been looking to get up shots from outside so far this season, averaging 22.2 three-point attempts per contest. Overall, they have connected on 34% of their looks from outside this season.

Coming into today’s game, the Houston defense is giving up an average of 56.7 points per contest. So far, the Houston defense is giving up an average of 9.0 offensive rebounds per game and are turning teams over 8.4 times per game (356th).